Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The August Wilson Center

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The August Wilson Center

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution – Exhibition Results From The August Wilson Center For African American Culture.

Schedule: July 14 – September 15, 2017

Stats:

  • 1,000 people saw this exhibition

Highlights:

  • “Amazing”
  • “Really popular”
  • “Visitors asked specifically to see the exhibition”
  • “Visitors spent a lot of time looking at the art and collectibles, viewing the videos and reading the text”
  • “Parents brought their kids and had conversations about the exhibition”
  • “People learned a lot”
  • “The timeline worked really well”
  • “The living room set reminded visitors of their childhood, helped put exhibition in context, engage them”
  • “Adding the collectibles made the show a success, they filled a vacuum in a large space, they were fascinating and added interest”
  • “The show brought up nostalgia, people talked about how the cartoons made them feel”

Demographics:

  • Museum audience age is mid-30’s -60’s
  • Local residents, families
  • Out of town visitors who travelled specifically to see the exhibition
 

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition Recap

 

August Wilson Center Advertising

 

 

August Wilson Center Installation Pictures

 

Pittsburgh Media Coverage

You can read the press release from the August Wilson Center below:

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